Dollar General in West Palm Beach, FL

  • Industry: Retail - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Dollar General (NYSE: DG) is a Fortune 200 company with more than 15,400 retail locations in 44 states, 16 distribution centers and 135,000 employees that embody our mission of Serving Others each and every day. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation, diversity and teamwork, all while keeping our customers and communities at the center of everything we do! At Dollar General, employees have numerous growth and development career opportunities through award-winning training and being part of one of America's fastest-growing retailers. Apply today and let's grow together! GENERAL SUMMARY: This position exists primarily for the purpose of developing internal store manager bench from the assistant store manager population, although external candidates will also be in the program. It is a position to be used to give store manager candidates more experience prior to becoming a store manager, and is to be held for a specified period. DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: + Assist in recruiting and staffing activities. + Assist with store merchandising by facilitating and/or participating in staging, stocking and storage of merchandise; ensuring that merchandise is presented according to established practices and store manager direction; and properly utilizing merchandise fixtures, signing and pricing of merchandise. + Assist in all aspects of inventory management (including proper execution of damages, markdowns, register scanning, paperwork and facility controls); prepare and conduct inventories. + Follow prescribed ordering practices to ensure the meeting or exceeding of in-stock targets. + Provide superior customer service leadership. + Act as a role model by following company procedures and policies as outlined in the employee handbook, SOP manual and company communications. + Participate in store opening and closing activities. + Ensure the safe deposit of all company funds in the designated bank. + Assist in ensuring the financial integrity of the store through strict cashier accountability, key control and adherence to company security practices and cash control procedures. + Assist in the maintenance of clean, well-stocked stores; provide a safe environment for customers and employees. + Manage store in store manager's absence. + Review operating statements to identify business trends (including sales, labor, profitability, and inventory turn), expense control opportunities, potential shrink, and errors. + Complete all paperwork and documentation according to guidelines and deadlines. KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS: + Ability to read and interpret documents such as diagrams, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals. + Ability to perform mathematical calculations such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages. + Knowledge of cash handling procedures including cashier accountability and deposit controls. + Ability to learn and perform IBM cash register functions, including those necessary to generate reports. + Knowledge of inventory management and merchandising practices. + Knowledge of cash, facility and safety control policies and practices (deposits, store keys, SAFE and STARS programs, etc.) + Knowledge of recruiting, interviewing, hiring, counseling, and termination practices including legal compliance and internal processes. + Effective oral and written communication skills. + Effective interpersonal skills. + Effective organization skills with attention to detail. + Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of situations where limited standardization exists. WORK EXPERIENCE and/or EDUCATION: + High school diploma or equivalent strongly preferred. + One year of experience in a retail environment preferred for external candidates; four months experience as a Dollar General assistant store manager required for internal candidates. COMPETENCIES: + Aligns motives, values and beliefs with Dollar General values. + Supports ownership by tapping into the potential of others. + Acts as a liaison between the Store Support Center and store employees. + Fosters cooperation and collaboration. + Interacts tactfully yet directly with employees and maintains an open forum of exchange. + Demonstrates responsiveness and sensitivity to customer needs. + Applies basic principles of retail (i.e., ordering cycles, peak inventories, merchandise flow, etc.). + Provides continuous attention to development of staff. + Recruits, hires and trains qualified applicants to fulfill a store need. + Ensures store compliance to federal labor laws and company policies and procedures. WORKING CONDITIONS and PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: + Frequent walking and standing. + Frequent bending, stooping and kneeling to run check out station, stock merchandise and unload trucks. + Frequent handling of merchandise and equipment such as hand-held scanners pricing guns, box cutters, merchandise containers and carts, two-wheel dollies, and U-boats (six-wheel carts). + Frequent and proper lifting of up to 40 pounds; occasional lifting of up to 55 pounds. + Occasional climbing (using ladder). + Occasional driving/providing own transportation to make bank deposits, attend management meetings and to other Dollar General stores. + Fast-paced environment; moderate noise level. + Occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions. Note: This position requires some travel with limited overnight stays Dollar General Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Requisition ID: 2018-175032 External Company URL: Street: 3969 NORTH HAVERHILL ROAD </script>

You may be interested in these similar jobs!
Store Supervisor, Full Time- West Palm Beach, FL
Brooks Brothers in West Palm Beach, FL

As the country's oldest clothing retailer, Brooks Brothers is proud to uphold the same traditions and values for nearly two centuries. We believe the…

Read More
Seasonal Merchandiser Associate - West Palm Beach, FL
Spectrum in West Palm Beach, FL

Seasonal Merchandiser Associate - West Palm Beach, FL Job Title Seasonal Merchandiser Associate - West Palm Beach, FL Job # US11819 Requisition …

Read More
Join our Talent Network - Ann Taylor
Ascena Retail Group in Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Brand Overview:At Ann Taylor, we see beauty in a woman's real life. From simple pleasures to more momentous occasions, the life she lives offers far …

Read More
Seasonal Sales Merchandiser
SBM Life Science Corp. in West Palm Beach, FL

SBM Life Science (SBM) is a global family-owned group of companies that develops, manufactures and distributes home and garden care products for cons…

Read More
Retail Store Apprentice Tailor-Alterations
The Men's Wearhouse in Stuart, FL

Retail Store Apprentice Tailor-Alterations Retail Store Apprentice Tailor-Alterations What we do matters at Men's Wearhouse, a division of Tailored B…

Read More
Assistant Store Manager
TJX Companies, Inc. in Lake Worth, FL

Assistant Store Manager Apply now » Start apply with LinkedIn Start apply with Xing Apply Now Please wait... a.dialogApplyBt…

Read More
HIRING 10 15 STAFF MEMEBERS in West Palm Beach, FL

NEW EXPANSION : West Palm Beach Market 10-15 Openings Available ( Full Time ) We have an exciting new opportunity on our Representatives Team. This t…

Read More
Brown Distributing Company in West Palm Beach, FL

Brown Distributing Company is a leading beverage distributor throughout the state of Virginia and Florida. Since 1919, Brown Distributing has grown i…

Read More
Merchandise Coordinator
TJX Companies in West Palm Beach, FL

Style is never in short supply at our more than 1,000 TJ Maxx stores. They all have different products, but the same commitment to the thrill of the …

Read More
Attorney Private Client Services
Shutts & Bowen LLP in West Palm Beach, FL

Description: The West Palm Beach office of Shutts & Bowen is seeking an associate with 2- 4 years of family law experience. Candidate should ac…

Read More